About this event

  • Date and time Wed 5 May 2021 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Psychiatry

This webinar will explore the experiences of children and young people from BAME backgrounds during the COVID-19 pandemic. Participants will have a valuable opportunity to listen and engage with leading mental health and education experts on how race inequalities in education and poverty interplay with mental health inequalities for these young people.

During this webinar delegates will:

  • Review and increase understanding of the existing evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of BAME young people
  • Explore the inequalities faced by BAME young people in schools and mental health services
  • Appreciate the powerful potential for alliances between mental health professionals and educational specialists when addressing social determinants of health and illness

This episode is part of the psychiatry series: Transforming mental health in schools and colleges. Participants will be able to take the concepts and ideas explored during this series and adapt them for use in the classroom and clinical practice. This webinar has CPD accreditation. 

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterward. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Key speakers

Dr Andrea Barry

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Professor David Gillborn

Professor of Critical Race Studies and Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race and Education

Laverne Antrobus

Educational Psychologist, Tavistock

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction
Findings from Kooth data collection during the COVID-19 pandemic
Poverty in relation to BAME children in schools and the impact of COVID-19

Dr Andrea Barry, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Break
Racial inequalities in education

Professor David Gillborn, Professor of Critical Race Studies and Deputy Director, Centre for Research in Race and Education

Working with BAME children transitioning from primary to secondary school

Laverne Antrobus, Educational Psychologist, Tavistock

Panel discussion
Break
David Harewood

Interviewed by Laverne Antrobus

Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Location

Online

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This important full-day webinar will explore the views of clinicians, researchers, teachers, parents and young people in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the policy aspirations of the 2017 government initiative 'Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision - a Green Paper'. It will delve into how lockdown affected mental health in our nation’s schools, and how mental health interventions can be implemented in schools to provide earlier access to care.

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This webinar will explore the mental health and wellbeing needs of teaching and school staff. During the programme delegates will have the opportunity to engage in debate about the impact of the unprecedented school closures during the UK lockdown period.

Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

All webinars will be available for registered delegates 30 days after on Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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